Medicaid work requirements will be in federal court on Thursday, as conservative Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin and the Trump administration argue they should be allow to tie poor people’s health insurance to work requirements or other “community engagement.”
Over the past 50 years, lots of things have changed in the United States. Here are a few examples.1) A child’s chance of earning more than his or her parents has plummeted from 90 to 50 percent.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom, the recently elected Democratic executive of America’s largest state, is ending the death penalty there, granting a reprieve to more than 700 people on death row.
The US Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on organizations that sell medical abortion pills over the internet.
The United States will follow much of the rest of the world in grounding Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 jets after the models were involved in two deadly plane crashes in five months. President Donald Trump and the FAA, which had initially resisted the move, issued the order on Wednesday.
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Republicans in Congress are trying to revive a flawed plan to give working parents paid maternity and paternity leave.
Some House Democrats who took a “no corporate PAC” pledge are already getting pressure to ditch that promise
The House Democratic majority is fragile. The National Republican Congressional Committee recently released its list of 55 targeted districts — many of which are districts Democrats flipped from red to blue in 2018. Republicans are sure to spend a lot of money trying to win them back.
House Democrats are teeing up their next major piece of legislation: an immigration bill that would allow as many as 2.5 million people to apply for legal status and put them on a path that could ultimately lead to US citizenship.
President Trump wants to avoid a disastrous vote curbing his national emergency for the southern border wall, and one option on the table was a potential deal with Senate Republicans. Lawmakers, however, weren’t sure if he’d hold up his end of the bargain, and now the deal looks dead.